Desert Messenger

January 18, 2017

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January 18, 2017 3 Walking around town OVER 300+ BOARD, CARD, & DICE GAMES. Over 100 Gourmet Sodas. 2 Quartzsite Souvenir Penny Machines with 7 designs. Gifts, Greeting Cards, Puzzles, & Bingo Dabbers. QUARTZSITE OFF-ROAD ATLAS & CALENDARS. 121 W. KUEHN ST. QUARTZSITE, AZ 85346 (928) 927-6364 Tyson Wells Gift & Game Store Lone S teer BBQ BBQ Chicken Pulled Pork San Indian Tacos Breakfast Burritos - Burritos & Tacos Curly Fries! Hot Dogs • Kraut & Chili Ice Cream Tyson Well's Centre Across from K B Tools GREAT FOOD! Stop in and say hi to Lyle and Maria DAILY SPECIALS! OPEN DAILY! NEW ITEMS! Blooming Onions! Pork Spareribs! Quartzsite- The Saguaro Sun Striders Volkssport Club, based in Surprise, AZ, will host a walk event on Janu- ary 21. There will be 6k, 11k and 12k routes that will take you places you may have never visited—even if you spend your winters here! All routes start at the Town Park and the longest route includes Reader's Oa- sis Book Store, Tyson's Well Stage Sta- tion Museum, Joanne's Gum Gallery, Hi Jolly Cemetery and Monument, Gunny's Military Museum, and Celia's Rainbow Gardens & Nature Trail. You may have visited some of these places before—but you've likely missed a lot. For instance, have you seen the little stone village behind the Tyson's Well Stage Station Museum? Have you vis- ited the little pink Gum Gallery which houses the gum collection Joann start- ed when she was a little girl during the 1940's? Have you seen the interest- ing and entertaining art decorating people's yards? There is so much more to Quartzsite than swap meets—come walk with us and take a closer look! The route is mostly on paved paths/ sidewalks with a small portion on natural desert surfaces. Pets on leash are allowed, but you must clean up after them. Walkers can start this noncompeti- tive walk anytime from 10 a.m. until noon—maps and directions will be provided. The event starts and fi nish- es at Town Park near Plymouth Road and Senter Street—look for the WALK EVENT sign. You may walk for free— if you want Volkssport credit, there is a $3 charge. Volksmarches or Volkswalks began in Germany in the 1960's—these are noncompetitive walking events where everyone is a winner just for complet- ing the event. In more recent years bicycle, swim, snowshoe, and other events have been added, and they all fall under the heading Volkssports. Volkssport events are the perfect companion for travel—whether local or around the world! Wherever you go, you can fi nd a walk route to see the local sights. A goal of many volkss- porters is to participate in events in all 50 states and many also end up participating in other countries. Participants can walk for FREE; or, for a small fee, walkers receive a stamp in their offi cial American Volkssport Association record books. When the DICK BELL IN CONCERT Feb. 1 st - 7pm JR'S RV Park, Quartzsite $5 per person Don't Miss this Hilarious Show! For more information, call 206-450-1923 THE DUMP STATION REVUE PRODUCTIONS presents COMEDIAN & SONGWRITER SPECIALIST IN RV COMEDY record books are full, they are sent to the American Volkssport Association in Texas and then you receive a patch, hatpin and certifi cate indicating your level of partici- pation. Keeping the record books is a fun way to track your progress and becomes a journal of your travels/walks. For more information on this event or volkssports in general, e-mail Loralie Cruz at loralie_, or visit

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